Category: Michigan – Eastern District

State Contractor Pleads Guilty in $3 million Unemployment Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDMI

A Detroit woman pleaded guilty today for her role in a multi-million dollar unemployment insurance fraud scheme aimed at defrauding the State of Michigan and the U.S. Government of funds…

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Lathrup Village Doctor Sentenced for Diverting Prescription Pills and Committing Health Care Fraud | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A Lathrup Village doctor was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison on charges of conspiracy and unlawful controlled substance distribution, Acting United States Attorney Saima Mohsin…

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Medical Clinic Operators, Doctor, and a Patient Recruiter Charged in a $6.6 Million Illegal Opioid Distribution Conspiracy | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – An indictment was unsealed today charging the owner and operators of a medical clinic, a doctor, a patient recruiter, and two clinic employees with conspiracy to illegally distribute…

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Former International UAW President Gary Jones Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Union Funds | USAO-EDMI

Gary Jones, the former President of the international United Auto Workers union, was sentenced to 28 months in prison today for conspiring with other UAW officials to embezzle UAW funds…

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Beaverton Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Threat Against Whistleblower’s Attorney | USAO-EDMI

BAY CITY – Brittan J. Atkinson, 54 of Beaverton, was sentenced today to one year and one day in federal prison for sending threatening communications to a Washington, D.C. attorney,…

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Four Bloods Gang Members Sentenced To Federal Prison For Assaulting 15-Year Old Boy And Carving Gang Name Into Boy’s Chest | USAO-EDMI

FLINT – Doniel “50” Heard, 38 of Canton, Talasha “First Lady Red” Willis 31 of Flint, Kimberly “Boss Lady Red” Perryman, 34 of Mt. Morris, and Alina “Mimi Red” White,…

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Detroit Man Arrested On Weapons Charges | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A Detroit man was arrested and charged with being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of a machine gun, announced Acting United States Attorney Saima…

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Highland Park Police Detective Charged with Conspiring to Distribute Fentanyl-laced Heroin | USAO-EDMI

A Detective with the Highland Park Police Department and her co-conspirator  were charged in a criminal complaint with distributing and conspiring to distribute fentanyl-laced heroin, Acting United States Attorney Saima…

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Connecticut Man Sentenced To 120 Months On Child Exploitation Charge | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A Hartford, Connecticut man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison on child exploitation charges, announced Acting United States Attorney Saima Mohsin. Mohsin was joined in the…

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U.S. District Court Appoints Neil Barofsky to be the Independent Monitor Over the United Auto Workers Union | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT– Acting United States Attorney Saima S. Mohsin announced that U.S. District Judge David Lawson has issued an order today appointing Neil Barofsky to be the Independent Monitor over the…

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